For many adoptive and foster families, the holidays can become tense, emotionally-charged or taxing. For many children who have been adopted or who have entered the child welfare system, this busy time of year can trigger feelings of sadness, loss, grief, guilt or confusion. WACAP staff asked families they’ve worked with how they approach or navigate the holidays. Here's a collection of the advice they shared! 


Navigating the Holidays Resource Article (PDF)